Ecorse, Michigan Population 2020

9,508
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Ecorse is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 9,508, it is the 98th largest city in Michigan and the 3198th largest city in the United States. Ecorse is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -0.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,512 in 2010. Ecorse reached it's highest population of 17,948 in 1950. Spanning over 4 miles, Ecorse has a population density of 3,351 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ecorse is $40,590 with a poverty rate of 32.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $839 per month, and the median house value is $40,500. The median age in Ecorse is 37 years, 35.6 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.2 males.

Ecorse Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ecorse was:

  • Black or African American: 42.86%
  • White: 39.10%
  • Two or more races: 10.20%
  • Other race: 5.53%
  • Native American: 1.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Ecorse, Michigan is 9,508, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,592.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,512.

Ecorse, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,01742.86%
White3,66439.10%
Two or More Races95610.20%
Some Other Race5185.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native1381.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander790.84%
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Ecorse Population Pyramid 2020

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Ecorse Median Age

37


Total

35.6


Male

38.9


Female

Ecorse Adults

There are 7,117 adults, (1,559 of whom are seniors) in Ecorse.

Ecorse Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ecorse Sex Ratio

Female

5,034

53.71%

Male

4,338

46.29%

Ecorse Households and Families

Ecorse Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ecorse Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.7%31.3%
Male65.7%34.3%
Non Family58.2%41.8%
All58%42%
Female49.7%50.3%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4992.6658
Non Family1,4971.1458.2
Female1,0833.849.7
Married6193.4968.7
Male3004.4365.7

3.66

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Ecorse Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3405.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,07617.22%
High School Graduate2,38138.11%
Some College1,39422.31%
Associates Degree4897.83%
Bachelors Degree4156.64%
Graduate Degree1532.45%
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Ecorse Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,7822,348406
White2,2001,600151
Hispanic998628
Other Race388259
Multiple Races23121811
Native American9758
Islander7970

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 14.59%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,583$29,226$22,629
Less Than High School$19,350$25,776$17,917
High School Grad$20,588$25,769$18,877
Some College$26,111$35,000$23,852
Bachelors Degree$48,516$76,591$48,151
Graduate Degree$53,357$$53,750

$25,583

Average Earnings

$29,226

Average Male

$22,629

Average Female

Ecorse Language

Ecorse Language by Age

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Ecorse Language

87.98% of Ecorse residents speak only English, while 12.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.46% of the population.

Ecorse Poverty

Ecorse Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,9961,20130.06%
White2,7501,07739.16%
Multiple95651253.56%
Hispanic1,80722712.56%
Islander795367.09%
Other518397.53%
Native1383021.74%

32.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.38%

Male Poverty Rate

36.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ecorse

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ecorse is Islander, with 67.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ecorse is Other, with 7.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.39%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.04%
High School27.54%
Some College23.50%
Bachelors or Greater15.95%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.21%
Female Employed17.28%
Male Employed16.81%
Male Unemployed15.99%

Ecorse Income

Ecorse Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,241$40,590
Families$37,196$48,041
Married Families$50,313-
Non Families$18,109$28,410
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Ecorse Marital Status

Ecorse Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

18.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.0%

Male Marriage Rate

16.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ecorse Married by Age and Sex

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Ecorse Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ecorse Marital Status by Race

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Ecorse Veterans

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526

Number of Veterans

456

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam131
Second Gulf War109
First Gulf War105
World War II53
Korea3
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54168
65 to 74125
75+97
55 to 6475
18 to 3461
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2438.20%
Black1715.26%
Hispanic1039.07%
2 or More5920.14%
Other5312.18%

Ecorse Veterans by Education

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9.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ecorse Employment Status

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45.3%

Labor Force Participation

39.2%

Employment Rate

13.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.52%

Born in Michigan

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.45% of Ecorse residents were born in the United States, with 80.52% having been born in Michigan. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,508-42-0.44%
20199,550-42-0.44%
20189,5923513.80%
20179,241-42-0.45%
20169,283-47-0.50%
20159,330-55-0.59%
20149,385-10-0.11%
20139,395-53-0.56%
20129,448-24-0.25%
20119,472-54-0.57%
20109,526-1,703-1.63%
200011,229-951-0.81%
199012,180-2,267-1.69%
198014,447-3,068-1.91%
197017,5151870.11%
196017,328-620-0.35%
195017,9484,7393.11%
194013,2094930.38%
193012,7168,32211.21%
19204,3940.00%